The Speakers bio - Convention Schedule January 2018
Born on August 2nd, 1957 in Senglea, Malta, Domenic has been involved in the photojournalism sphere since his early twenties.
Official Malta football writer / photojournalist contributor to www.uefa.com – the official site of the Union of European Football Associations, and a regular photographic contributor to UEFA various publications. Domenic’s association with UEFA spans over a long number of years. Specializing in photo reportage, he has covered eleven UEFA Champions League finals, plus numerous UEFA Champions League matches and other UEFA official matches. Domenic’s photojournalistic contributions to www.uefa.com and various publications from UEFA are ongoing. He is also a photographic/journalistic contributor to various leading publications abroad, namely Guerin Sportivo (Bologna, Italy) and World Soccer (England).
Domenic is an accredited member of the Association Internationalle de la Presse Sportive (A.I.P.S), Institute of Maltese Journalists, The Malta Sportswriters Association and The Malta Institute of Professional Photographers. He was appointed official photographer for the Malta Football Association in September 2010.
Domenic has been awarded with the SWPP "Sport General Photographer of The Year 2011" award at the SWPP Convention 2012 in London, England. He has been invited to be a “speaker” by the Societies for the annual Societies Photographic Convention in London – the biggest international photo convention in Europe - for five times as a “Sports Photography” speaker.
June 2012 saw Avantech Malta - local distributors for Canon products in Malta, officially announce Domenic as the first ever Canon Ambassador for Malta in recognition of his international achievements and loyalty to the brand.
In May, 2014 Domenic was judged as “Sports Photographer of the Year” in the annual Malta Journalistic Awards in Malta.
Another prestigious award for the Maltese photographer arrived in June 2016. His UEFA Champions League capture titled “Heads I Win!” was awarded with 1st Place in the “Editorial Sports” professional category in the Moscow International Foto Awards 2016.
Domenic’s latest appointment in July 2016 as Coordinator of the Sports Photography Department of The Malta Independent – one of Malta’s leading dailies – comes as no surprise and as of September 1st, 2016, Domenic Aquilina was officially listed as the main EPA European Press Photo Agency stringer to Malta.The esteemed news agency, based in Frankfurt, Germany generates 5,493,958 photos within a network of 400 professional photographers worldwide. The EPA image database grows by an average of 1,300 images a day.
“It is all about depicting what others cannot see” is Domenic’s perspective of today’s changing world of media photography.
Seminars presented by Domenic:
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Convention testimonials Just a quick mail to say a huge Thanks for a great weekend, I really enjoyed it. I learnt loads and I hope that the people who attended my talks got a lot from them. The feed back at them was great ..and loads of great questions asked during them. Podge